The dinosaur catcher’s 130m consecutive shot, which returned after three years, and his throwing speed was 133km

The NC Dinos and SSG Landers match was held at SSG Landers Field in Incheon on the 24th. NC lost the game 4-7, but thanks to Kim Hyung-joon’s performance, it was greatly comforted.

Kim Hyung-joon, who was called up for the first time in the season on the 23rd due to the wrist tendinitis of the main catcher Park Se-hyuk, wore a catcher mask in the game. It is the first team game in 1,027 days since the match against KIA in Gwangju on October 31, 2020.

Kim Hyung-joon stepped down with a double play to shortstop in his first at-bat in the top of the second inning. The second at-bat was different. Kim Hyung-joon, who entered the batter’s box after one out in the top of the fifth inning, kicked Kirk McCarty’s low 140km cutter to hit a solo shot over the left fence. A 130-meter-long home run that fell in the middle of the stands, and the batting speed reached 172km.

It was natural for teammates to be surprised.
Kim Hyung-joon, who gained confidence, came out as the leadoff hitter in the eighth inning. On the third at-bat, starting pitcher McCarty was still holding out on the mound. It was a cutter again this time. Kim Hyung-joon pushed a 137km cutter after a full count match that went up to the seventh pitch and scored a superior solo shot. With a distance of 129m, pulling and pushing are all large home runs.

In his first comeback in three years, a large-scale stone cannon…NC players were also surprised and cheered, but the opposing team was also surprised. In particular, Choi Jung’s expression, which was looking at Kim Hyung-joon, who confidently turned the ground, was overwhelming.

Choi Jeong-do shook off his recent slump by hitting two hits, including a solo shot. However, a young player from the big state team, who is vague in memory, fired back-to-back shots. Until the moment Kim Hyung-joon passed in front of him, Choi Jeong couldn’t hide his surprised expression.

Choi Jeong’s smile that escaped the slump in the first inning

Choi Jeong’s expression as if she’s like, “What’s this guy?”

Kim Hyungjun’s consecutive hit with Choi Jeong-do’s tongue in cheek
Kim Hyung-joon’s shoulders, wearing a catcher mask, also shone. Kim Hyung-joon’s throw to second base was 133km when Jihoon Choi stole second base with no outs and runners on first and third base in the second inning. It’s top of the league. Pop time (the time from the moment the catcher received the pitch to reach second base) was also fast. Lee Jae-hak couldn’t catch the out because he lost the timing first, but it was enough to put pressure on the runners.

Kim Hyung-joon showed off his strong shoulders.
Kim Hyung-joon, who was also the first winner of the Lee Man-soo catcher’s award when he was in Sebu High School, joined NC as the ninth-ranked player in the first round in 2018. Kim Hyung-joon, who is 1m87 and 98kg tall and has strong shoulders, has steadily gained experience in the first division, drawing attention as the next-generation catcher of NC.

Kim Hyung-joon played in 159 games during the 2018-2020 season, recording 59 hits (5 home runs) at 260 at-bats and a batting average of 0.226 with 22 RBIs. In particular, as a catcher, he showed excellent ability to prevent stolen bases based on his fast pop time, speed and accuracy. During this period, Kim Hyung-joon recorded a 40% steal blocking rate (33 allowed, 22 stopped). In particular, in the 2020 season, only one out of five steal attempts was allowed, recording an 80% steal blocking rate.

Kim Hyung-joon, who joined Sangmu after the 2020 season and solved his military service, underwent knee surgery due to a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament ahead of his discharge from Sangmu in September last year. As a result, his return to the first division was delayed, but Kim Hyung-joon calmly focused on rehabilitation. In the meantime, the Power Reinforcement Committee named Kim Hyung-joon as the national catcher for the Asian Games along with Kiwoom Kim Dong-heon.

Kim Hyung-joon, who returned to his late but healthy form, showed his performance and stability in ball and field. He proved why he was selected as a catcher for the national team. 먹튀검증

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